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Esperanza Riding Company

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Address: Barrio Esperanza, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-435-0073
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Get off the beaten path and experience Vieques the way locals do; from the...

Get off the beaten path and experience Vieques the way locals do; from the back of a smooth-gaited Paso horse! Everyone will tell you, there is no better way to explore the wilder side of our island. Our guided two-hour ride takes you through the hills, open meadows, woods, river bottoms and beaches of the Esperanza area. You'll even get to try out the paso (a smoother version of the trot)! We offer rides at 8:00 am and 4:00 pm; to avoid mid-day heat. The cost is $80 per person (group ride), cash only. Private tours and kid-friendly rides also available. Reservations are required and don't forget your camera!Please refer to our website for more information.

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Must do activity!!

We went on a private tour and couldn't have been more happy! They were able to schedule a ride with a private guide last min and she was so knowledgeable and friendly. We learned... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Elizabeth P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on a private tour and couldn't have been more happy! They were able to schedule a ride with a private guide last min and she was so knowledgeable and friendly. We learned more about the island during this ride than in the prior two days. Views were breath taking and hires every well trained. A must do activity!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a relaxing and scenic ride along two beaches, residential area, tropical forest, and hilltop overlooks. Loved it enough to do it twice!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great day today with Elizabeth... Wonderful views on the ride. The horses were beautiful and so much fun to ride. Nice to pick up the pace a bit and will definitely do it again if we return to vieques.

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Thank jasonalex1
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good time! Guide was really nice & informative. Beautiful views. Horses were very healthy and well cared for. We thoroughly enjoyed the ride. Met the owner, she was nice on the phone and in person.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We were there during the off season and were extremely lucky to have a ride for just the two of us. Elizabeth the owner asked pertinent questions and picked good mounts for both of us. My girlfriend was a beginning rider and I was more experienced so welcomed the horse I rode as he was a little more challenging. We... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The horseback riding was really fun and the 2 hour ride was also a tour of Vieques with lots of info provided by our great guide Katie. Katie told us about all the flora and fauna we passed. We rode through some streets, on trails to the hilltops with great views, a little bit on beaches, and my favorite part... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This was a 2 hour horse back ride on very well trained horses. The horses are practically on auto-pilot for this trek so while they obey your commands they know exactly where they are going. They seemed well kept and well taken care of. We went through some fields, roads, neighborhoods and a couple beaches (our guide stopped to take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Beautiful scenery firmó the Beach to the country, well trained horses. Our tour guide Helen was very friendly always in control of the pack.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We had such an amazing time on this ride, it was so worth it. Great healthy horses, incredible scenery, knowledgable guide, and beautiful weather. This was my absolutely favorite part of the trip. Thank you folx for such an amazing experience.

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San German, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The route was very varied and beautiful. The horses well very well mannered. Our tour guide, Helen, was amazing with us and taught all sorts of things about the island's fauna and flora. Would recommend to anyone!

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